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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
mEKDEBS are invited for DESTROYING J_ the BABBIIS on that portion of the Ms. Bryan estate known as GUMBOWIE PADDOCK, containing 3,000 acres or there abouts. All holes dug out to be filled in. Tenders stating whtn work will be completed tobdaddressedtoMB.C.GAIiL. Mt. Bryan. ob at before NOYEMBEB 15tb. No tenders necessarily accepted. BILLHEADS all sizes. Charges moderate « BURBA RECORD' OFFICE. T-OSTEBS PRINTED IN BLACK AND C C JLOtTRED IKKS, at the 'BURBA BECOBD' OFFICE. riCSOOL H5MNS printed cheap at the O ' BURBA RECORD' OFFICE. PROGRAMMES PRISTED at the 'BUBRA BECOBD' OFFICE. MOURNING AND MEMORIAL CARDS at the 'BUEBA RECORD' OFFICE. HHOP CABDS neatly printed at th O 'BURBA RECORD ' OFFICE. *\TISITING CABDS printed with neatness V and dispatch at the 'BURBA BECOBD' OFFICE. /CHEMISTS' LABELS printed at the \J 'BURBA RECORD' OFFICF ELECTION AND OBKAtfEXXAL . PBINTISG neatly executed at the *? BURBA RECORD' OFFiCB. BUSINESS CARDS of all descriptions a the 'BU&BA BECOBD' OFFIC...
Trial of Wood's Reaper and Binder. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Trial oF Wood's Reaper and Binder. American labor-saving agricultural machines are being gradually introduced here with a view to facilitating harvesting, and in most instances have proved successful, although the conditions of climate and operations generally necessitate modification in come cases. A 'little time ago the celebrated Osbome reaper, introduced by Messrs. Colton & Co, was tried on s section near tbe North-road, and was found to act so satisfactorily that the appliance baa gained great favor here. A somewhat similar appliance in principle, but slightly different in construction, known as Mr. A. Wood's reaper and binder, has been brought out conjointly by Messrs. J. Ramsay and G. Phillips, who gave it a trial on Friday morning, October 18, in Mr, Malthouse's paddock, at Hindmarsh, with some show of success. A large party of practical persons were driven to the spot in one of Mr. B. George's, coaches, and the operations of the harvester were critically watched by ...
COMMERCIAL. ADELAIDE HIDE AND SKIN MARKET October 17. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
COMMERCIAL ADELAIDE HIDE AND SKIN MARKFI October 17. Mr. Georok Laughtov report* thie weeks ?ale of Wool, Hides, Sheepakuia, Tallow, &c as follows : — Wool — .The reason hsa now fair] v. commen ced and pi ices are fall* up to expectations greasy bang reidUy askable at from 7d for inferior up to lOJd the latter pr ce having been paid for 300 bal*a from Bondalee* The market is very satisfactory considering the advisee from England, (jompetition was brUd throughout. 8SKEPSEIB8. — The supply of green akin* was unusually tight, Pelts baring taken their place, prices are a little lower. I f ol I butcher's test ekias Merino, to Si 7-1 ; me iium, to 4) 61 ; inf sricr from, 3j to Sa 6 i ; pelts at 2d ; ccuntf skins, 3» to 5». Hides. — This market continues without animation, and prices do not imnrore. Qutta tions, best ox from, 20s to 28s ; inferior to medium, 10a 6i to 19* 6d j cows, 10s to 14s ; country etlted, 9s to 25s ; calfskin*, la to 5s. Easoaboo Skins large sixes era in dema...
The Operation of our Land Acts. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
The Operation of our Lard Acts. In response to request made by a correspon dent, * W. J. V.,' we have obtained from the authorities the subjoined information regarding the operation of the Land Laws from 1869: when Strangway's Act came into force, unti1 June ro last, as compared with the effects of tbe laws in force during the same number of yean preceding 1869. The cash sales in 1859 amounted to 188,065 4cree, for which £229,732 were paid; in I860, 129,262 acres realized £157,520 ; in 1861, 147,354 acre-', £189,015 ; in 1862, 129,910.ac»s, £162,659; in 1863. 159,791 acres, £l8i#8i; in 1864, 225,170 acres, £265,431 ; M 1665, 816,477 acres, £510, 268; in 1866, 2*4,429 acres, £322,429; in 1867, 144,020 acres, £163,787 ; and in 1868 199,693 acres brought £224,458. Thus is the' ten years between 1659 end 1C68, 1,854,171 acres were alienated for £2,396,383 or at an average of £1 6s. 1C£4. per acre. In 1869, the year in which the credit system was first intro duced, 223,050 acres realised...
ADELAIDE PIG AND CALF MARKET October 16. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
ADELAIDE PIG AND CALF MARKET October 16. Mr. Gboegh IiATTGHTOH reports this weeks ?ale of Figs, and Calves as foUova. Figs :— The market was well supplies porkers beine in Ianre nu-nbers. Gompetion was not rery brisk but improved, eomewnat m the sale advanced prices were were about the same as last week. Porkers where about sufficient for trade requirements ? few being of very prime quality all were readily sold at about last weeks prices. Bacon Pigs— Very few in the weather being to changeable for much demand. Stores were in abundance many bang very email, and inferior, all however, sold well at first rate prices, the demand continues good Cor all descriptions. Calves. — The supply was very light one, mostly inferior prices were much higher than last week I sold inferior from 4a to 20a up to 88s for medium. Messes. Ldxkorb & C -., report; as follows —We held our first sale of wool of this season's clip at our warehouses on Thursday, October 18, when a full catalogue, compri...
MELBOURNE STATION PRODUCE REPORT. J. H. CLOUGH & CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
MELBOURNE STATION FBODUCS BEPOKT. 2 . H. Cxotgh & Co.'s Bbfobt. Wooiu— The clip is now coming to hand in large quantities, and.Miready a considerable quantity has been disposed of. The market has onened out well, and the prices bernr paid cannot fail to be otherwise than satisfactory to the growers, as notwithstanding the heavy fall which has taken place in the London market, and the atill nmsatislialury position of affairs in in the East, we are getting last year's prices here, consequently mang growers who have been in the habit of shipping are aelli g in this market. - Shbefsktbb. — We have bad an average sup |)1k, forward, which we have cleared off at — for itsjn. ekine, 5s to 7s; pelts, lid to Is 9d ; lambs, Is 9d to 2s 7d ; dry skins, 2« 61 to 6a each ; and station skins, in bales, 4d to 7£'. ffnnp«. — We have no alteration to note. We have sold — green ox, 14* to 45s each ; cow, 2Jl to 2i ; Victorias salted, 2&d to 8} 1 ; siew Zsa land, 4A to 4&d;aud c...
NEW GUINEA. Via Brisbane, October 23. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
NEW GUINEA. Via Brisbane. October 23. The Arjeb. has arrived at Cooktown, and brings discouraging news from New Guinea. The prospectors of the Ooldie Biver bave net vet returned to Port Moresby, and it is in con sequence thought that either they have struck gold or hava been attacked by the natives 150 warriors bave loft Port Moresby for the inteiior. The camp at Holoki has bsen broken up.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Thursday Evening, Oct., 3L seeviceTf song. THE MUSICAIIiT ILLUSTRATED SEBVIOE, 'E V A' Wfll be rendered in the Burra Institute Hall Os Behalf of Bubba Hospitax., By the Kooringa Primitive Methodist Church Choir, assisted by a few friends. OB THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31. Doors open at 7 ; commence at 7-30. Admission, Front Bests, 8*. ; Back, 1«. Words to th* Music given to those who purchase Tickets. South Australian Railways, SNOODS TARIFF and REGULATIONS \T to cone iato force on South Australian Rauwtys itONSAF, 28h OCTOBER, 1878, tan NOW BB OBIAMiBDttponmppbeation t the Office of the General Traffic Manager a 9 i*flwsy Stations on the North and Port* ALAS O. PSNDLETON, General Traffic Manager. Offis3 of General Traffie Manager, Adelaide, Oct. 3, 1878. 10 11-4
No title [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Leather. — The market remains unaltered We arp seliW at the following rates, viz:— for crop, 7d to 1(H ; kip, Is 4-* to 1* 7d; waxed kangaroo, Is 9 1 to 2* AA ; ronnere, 1b 6J to la 9d ; e»lf, 2a to 2s 9r» ; brown kangaroo, Is 4d «n Is 8-i ; wallaby, 2« f 2s 6-i ; and harness, 114 to Is 2d par lb. Bank, 33 6d to ISs per 4c s.
Mount Bryan District Council. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1878. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Mount Bryan District Council. Sattbday. October 19. 1878. Present : — Mr. Tickle (Chairman), John Harvey, and William Watte. Minutes of last meeting read and confirmed. Correspondence from G. Bowman, T. Hosier, Frank Wadham, and Thyer. Batchelore account ordered to be paid. Mr. William Thomas empowered to let ciokicg work not exceeding £5. Traders to be called for the leasing of th' riweofland 150 acres adjoining Watts and GebSarths. Overseer of Works reported on creeks nea Mr. Low's hut, and Stone Wall to stand over . Beceived 13,963 rabbit scalps.
Full Outfit. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Full Outfit. An officer in the army who was going to' India to join his regiment, recently made all his purchases at a famous West -!nrl ARhalilislimRTit wlifira fclifi bilfifc is that everything can be had'there cheap rnd of the best. The customer was such % large buyer the that proprieter, con^ fcrary to usuage stepped forward to thank liim and to express a hope that the officer was perfectly satisfied, and had been ible to find everything he required. Fhe' captain thanked the proprietor, and answered : ' Nearly alL' 'Not all?' was the quick query of bhe proprietor — ' not all 1 1 hoped, sir3 we could find everything. ' Why it is a little out of your line.' ' Out of our line ? Not at all, sir.' ' Oh, you are quite sure of that, are you?' ' Quite certain, sir.' ' Well iihen,' continued the captain, laughingly ' I want a wife !' ' Step this 'way sir ;' and the aston ished military man followed. He went through stamge labyrinths, and up and down stairs inunmerable. En, route the prop...
Colonial Items. VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Colonial Items. VICTOBIA. A company is m course of formation with * capital of £20,009, for the establishment of coffee trveras. The first tavern to be instituted -n Melbourne. The Commissienes of Bail ways h?s reduced the freight on sheep and cattle from Biverine and surrounding distaicts to Melbourne to 9d per truck per mile for 159 mflee, and 7d per truck per mile for any distance over 150 miles The object of the reduction is to bring the feiverina bade to Mielbourae. The collections made in aid of the Hospital Sunday were, so far as known, below the aggregate of last year bat some of the indi. ridaal collections were higher. TfaeSt. Francis Boman Catholic Church heads the list with £130. the Scot's Church Collins-street^ is next with £127, and the Independent Church, Collins-streaf* with £121. At die Choral Service and Church Parade at the Town Halj Cinon Stanfield presided; the collection amounted to £61. The weather is hot with a north wind. In the Council to-day, on the motio...
NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
NEW SOUTH WALES. The public subscriptions to wards the Inter national Exhibition have reached £8,400. During heavy squalls a boat containing three men were capsized, and the men were in immi nent danger, when the Hon. G. Thornton, 1LL.G, swam oat with a rope at great risk and effected their rescue. + The Colonial Secretaoy l-as stated in the Assembly that the Government were gome effect to the recommendations of Sir W. Jervoie in reference to fortifications.
Open Column. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Open Column. The Editors do not hold themselves raspoa* axble for the opinions expressed in this column To the Editor of the Record. SlBS — There is nothing surprises me more than the apthy displayed by the Aberdeen and Bedruth people in all matters relating to the improvement of the place, every one grumbles, and wounders why some one does not stir in the matter, but will do nothing in it themselves consequently, things are allowed to remain as' they are. Now, air, if you will allow 'me apace in your columns, 1 will mention on grievance which I think we might get redressed, if steps were taken to place the matter before the posta authorities, I refer to there being no delivery of letters in the above mentioned places, I am told there is a daily delivery in Kooringa, if such is the case, I think we are equally entitled to one. Under the existing state of things it is no unusual occurrence for letters to be a week, and in some cases a fortnight at the Post Office before the owners re...
Goods on the Railways. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Goods on the Bsdlwaya. A few months ago a great deal was said about the additional revenue to be obtained from the railways by the Go vernment undertaking the wort now performed by the South Australian Carrying Company, mifeaii of goods p^sgJTip through their t-«'^« leaving a profit behind diem to the shareholders of the company. Dip statement was made that £20,000 more could be obtained by the Government than at present, and the Parliament required (he abolition of the hired truck system, and the inauguration of a new arrange ment. We believe that if Uhs fair promise of that time had been realised, and the Government had really undertaken aXL the work now performed by the Carry ing Company, a profit would have accrued, but now we are in a position to judge, we are satisfied that instead of good, evil has come of the move ment. The new tariff comes into operation on Monday next, and the tables of rates are now published, the Company at the same time announcing that they will do thei...
Miscellaneous Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
Miscellaneous Kotes. Lead from Jersey. — Efforts are now being made to utilise the dis covery of lead ore on the beach at Liebaca. on the west coast of Jersev. Hie ore has been tested, and found to contain a large per centage of lead. A company is being formed for the purpose of carrying out operations, and finriin^ the extent of the veins. SuBSiARnrE Boats. — Captain Brown, of Rhode Island, TJ. S., has invented a boat to go under water. It will go any depth, or rise to the surface at the will of the navigator within. It is steered on a new plan, since being made of steel plates the common compass could not be used. With this boat men can stay under water almost any length of time. It is propelled by a new power, using no no coal, wood, or compressed air, and malriTior no smoke, fJaA yet Captain Brown expects to propel it at the rate of twenty miles an hour. This inven tion he justly thinks will revolutionise the art of tfar at sea. The Utilisation of Slag. — The Cleveland Slag Comp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Burra Record — 25 October 1878
. MEDICAL, f-f EJLTEJPtJL— COMFOBTIIfi EPPS'STOCOA BREAKFAST; 'By a thorough knowledge of tin natural lavs which govern the oncntitfni of digestion and nutrition, and by a careful application of the fine properties of jrell-aelected socoa, Mr.Mppt hu provided our breakfiut tabk* #ith a deli cately flaronred bererage which may eave oa many heavy doctors* bus. It is by the judicious ute of anch articles of diet that a constitution may be gradually bnQt up imtal atrons enough to resist every tendency to disease. Tfirndreflgof subtle mwlanifiB are floating around nii ready te attack wherever there ia a weak point. Wa may escape many a fatal ?haft by keeping ouraelvea well fortified with pun blood «nd a properly nourished frame.' — Sea articla in the Civil Service Gaxftte. Made simply with boiling water or milk. Sold only in packets (tins for abroad), labelled:— - JAMES EPPS & CO., HQIKEOPATHIC CHEMISTS, 48, Tbreadneedletttreetj, and 170, Piccadilly* Works, EuBton-road and Camden...